Somerset Information

Somerset Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Somerset, KY

General Somerset Information

State: Kentucky

County: Pulaski County

Close cities: Eubank, KY, Bronston, KY, Science Hill, KY, Tateville, KY, Waynesburg, KY, Elihu, KY, Blackford, KY, Burnside, KY, Meece, KY, Shopville, KY, Valley Oak, KY, Ferguson, KY, Arlington, KY, Hislope, KY, Nancy, KY, Hogue, KY

Somerset Population (census data)
Total 12,320 (+7.3% since 2000)
Male 5,568 (45.2%)
Female 6,752 (54.8%)

Population Density: 1,093 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.6 (US Avg is 100)

Incorporated in 1883

Land Area: 11.3 square miles

Median Household Income: $25,362

Zip Codes: 42502, 42503, and 42501.

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Somerset Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (93.4%)
  • Black (3.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (19.9%)
  • English (11.8%)
  • Irish (9.4%)
  • German (7.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.5%)
  • French (1.5%)

Local Somerset Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds
NFL Football: Cincinnati Bengals, Tennessee Titans
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: University of Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky University

Somerset School Information

High Schools
Pulaski County High School (511 University Drive, Somerset, KY, 42503 - Pulaski County District)
Somerset High School (301 College Street, Somerset, KY, 42501 - Somerset Independent District)
Southwestern High School (1765 Wtlo Road, Somerset, KY, 42503 - Pulaski County District)
Middle Schools
Meece Middle School (210 Barnett Street, Somerset, KY, 42501 - Somerset Independent District)
Northern Middle School (650 Oak Leaf Lane, Somerset, KY, 42503 - Pulaski County District)
Southern Middle School (200 Enterprise Drive, Somerset, KY, 42501 - Pulaski County District)
Elementary Schools
Hopkins Elementary School (210 May Street, Somerset, KY, 42501 - Somerset Independent District)
Oak Hill Elementary School (1755 Wtlo Road, Somerset, KY, 42503 - Pulaski County District)
Pulaski Elementary School (107 W University Drive, Somerset, KY, 42503 - Pulaski County District)
Shopville Elementary School (10 Shopville Road, Somerset, KY, 42503 - Pulaski County District)
Southern Elementary School (198 Enterprise Drive, Somerset, KY, 42501 - Pulaski County District)
Woodstock Elementary School (13215 N Highway 39, Somerset, KY, 42503 - Pulaski County District)

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